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TOPICS TO KNOW FOR UNIT TEST WATER & WATER POLLUTION (WILL BE REVISED)

Freshwater o Biggest uses o Areas that are likely to face water shortages o Water rights Riparian vs. prior appropriation o Conservation measures Residential measures What is xeriscaping? What is gray water? o esalini!ation Where is it common? "roundwater o Why#in what type of situation can it $e considered non%renewa$le? o What issues can arise when too much water is withdrawn? For people &n relation to the land ' a(uifer? Freshwater ecosystems What is a watershed? What can cause pro$lems with water flow? o All Case )tudies Colorado River ams Benefits raw$acks *a+or examples Water ,uality o -ypes of pollutants isease#pathogenic -oxins .x. *ercury/ 0CBs -hermal 1utrient .x. 1itrates/ phosphates/ fecal matter o &ndicators of pollution What is B2 ? B2 ' it3s relation to 2 levels o Changes in B2 ' 2 in relation to release of effluent Water -reatment o )tages of sewage treatment o *arine Fisheries Where are most of our fisheries 4near%shore/ open ocean5? "eneral 6 for each area? *a+or fishing methods ' their impacts .ffects of overharvesting ' how to reduce impacts due to fishing 7ealth concerns due to pollutants o *arine 0ollution Red tide

TOPICS TO KNOW FOR UNIT TEST WATER & WATER POLLUTION (WILL BE REVISED)
2il spills Causes 4natural ' anthropogenic5 o .xxon 8alde! 0revention methods